Some Brazilian branches of foreign companies are so profitable that are even being used as a way to recover their headquarters or other branches with financial issues. In 2011, the remittance of profits abroad amounted USD 38 billion, reveling the potential of the Brazilian market. In this article, we will explain the legal procedures on how to open a branch in Brazil.
Corruption in Brazil occurs in all levels of society: from politicians to police officers, passing through common citizens who pay extra BRL 50,00 for the cable TV employee to install a plan more expensive than the one they had originally subscribed to. Learn in this article what are the most common types of corruption in Brazil and how to avoid them.
One of the many ways to expand a business is to contract sales representatives to operate in the new markets to be explored. In this article, we will explain the sales representation laws in a nutshell, and give information about some obligations regarding this kind of working agreement in Brazil.
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Portuguese for Articles of Association, this document is the main step to the legal formation of a partnership. Know more about the importance of this contract, its essential clauses and how to amended it when necessary.
Overtime is common practice used by companies in Brazil. According to the International Stress Management Association (Isma-BR), which surveyed workers from all categories, the workload in the country is increasing every year, decade after decade. Today, the working time varies from 50 to 54 hours per week, going against the maximum 44 hours per week allowed by law.
Brazil has a law that regulates the number of foreign employees a company can have. This number depends on how many Brazilians are working in the same company. Find in this article how this law works.
Assuming foreigners may not know that some actions in Brazil are illegal, here we are to avoid them from saying: “But I didn’t know!!”
Brazil has one of the most complete Consumer Defense system of the world, counting with the support of several institutions and regulations. Know more about how national laws protect the consumers and what to do in case you feel damaged
Because in 2011 Brazilians reached new records on betting in the lottery, in 2012, the government stimulates the practice through incentives, as allowing people to bet online, for example. Find in this article why lottery in Brazil is so popular and if a foreign can participate.
We are always teaching how to start doing business in Brazil, but just as important as opening a company, it is important to know how to dissolve one. This article will provide you with seven steps to close a company in Brazil.